The Role of Right Heart Catheterization in the Management of Patients with Heart Failure

Sandeep A. Kamath, Mark H. Drazner

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHeart Failure
Subtitle of host publicationDevice Management
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781444314427
ISBN (Print)9781405152587
StatePublished - Nov 12 2009


  • Clinical surrogates of PAC measurements
  • ESCAPE - randomized trial of PAC in advanced HF
  • Evaluation Study of Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization Effectiveness (ESCAPE) trial
  • Large trials of PAC use in critically ill
  • Left ventricular assist device (LVAD)
  • Pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) or right heart catheter or Swan-Ganz catheter
  • Right heart catheterization role in management of patients with heart failure
  • Surrogates for elevated filling pressures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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